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Subject: Re: Who/what is a hoyle? :)

Author: John Merlino

Date: 13:29:34 07/26/03

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On July 26, 2003 at 15:21:18, Rajen Gupta wrote:

>hi john! what made you think of such a long winded name? :)
>who/what is a Hoyle?

It wasn't me that made up the name, although we simply call it "Majestic Chess"
or "HMC".

"Hoyle" is an old and very well-known brand name that has to do with classic
games such as card games, chess, etc. They have made MANY books that are about
the rules of these games or about how to improve in these games.

You can find out more by going to, or by simply doing a
search at Amazon on "hoyle".

It is an extremely popular name, and it alone should get us quite a lot of


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